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Strange, Very Strange

Do toys come to life? They certainly do in this film by Chuck Martin. Or... maybe it was just the cat? Chuck has been working on another project called "Asteroid...

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The Cubing Conundrum

Can minifigs become speedcubers too? In this short film by Blickflix and his friend TCC, which blends live action footage with stop motion animation, one brave minifig tries twisting his...

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The Vending Machine

Brickman Pictures is BACK with a hilarious film - "The Vending Machine". Don't let your love of M&Ms get you on the wrong side of the law! Anyone who has tried...

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R2D2 Duel

What R2 droid units can hide under their domes never ceases to surprise. In this short animation, we see what happens when two astromech droids have a little showdown. Only...

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A LEGO Batman Christmas

Animator Israel Sanchez of Brickflix sent us a link to his YouTube channel. Definitely worth subscribing to, as he promises more films are on the way! A LEGO Batman Christmas...

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6 Cool Stop Motion GIF Animations

What exactly is a GIF? It stands for "Graphics Integrated File," and you've probably seen a bunch of them. Widely used for web design and animating business logos and banners, GIFs...

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Animating With Candles

Popular Youtuber Brusspup specializes in science-inspired optical illusions. Here he fires up his stop motion engine for a simple choreography pixelated by 320 tealight candles. The results are mesmerizing. Amazing Fire Animation - Brusspup You've...

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Rhett & Link: T-Shirt War!

"Internetainment" celebs Rhett & Link are known for their comedic sketches, quirky music videos, and epic exploration of randomness. Here they teamed up with fellow Youtubers Joe Penna and Billy Reid to create a stop-motion T-shirt battle—and it's...

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Stop Motion & Time-Lapse Builds

Time-lapse videos are fun to watch. Combine time lapse with stop motion, and you have something magical! Chris Herridge “accidentally” started making the animation below when he began documenting his rebuild...

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Feature: Moleskine - Game of Thrones Intro

Stop motion animation is a highly versatile art form. Paper is a highly versatile medium. In this papermation spot by the animators of Dadomani, artistic precision conspires with mechanical architecture to produce a...

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Feature: Alice in Wonderland

We recently featured Hoedown from Rodeo, a stop motion short that used complex paper creations popping up from between the pages of an old book to tell a "silent western" drama. You can...

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News

FrameByFrame OS X 10.9 Retina Bugfix

Some users with OS X 10.9 and computers with Retina displays were experiencing crashes during movie exports. The latest version of FrameByFrame (1.4) addresses this issue. This bugfix also improves...

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New HD Stop Motion Camera!

To celebrate the HD animation capabilities of our Stopmotion Explosion Animator application, we're releasing this shiny new camera in our store! Features full 1920 x 1080 HD resolution, manual focus (down to...

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